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    How can I keep myself calm in the exam hall? I get really nervous.
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    Idk I think someone had a **** in ours
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    (Original post by mero22)
    How can I keep myself calm in the exam hall? I get really nervous.
    think that if you fail this exam your whole life,your career is ended and you'll will end up working in mcdonals

    im joking, you either are just calm or you're not
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    try to be one of the last people to enter the hall so you don't spend too long waiting and worrying

    also try blowing on the back of your thumb (it's supposed to calm you down)
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    (Original post by theBranicAc)
    think that if you fail this exam your whole life,your career is ended and you'll will end up working in mcdonals

    im joking, you either are just calm or you're not
    That's the worst thing you could say to someone asking a question about staying calm.
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    Don't arrive too early where you will be surrounded by lots of people that will stress you out, stay with friends you know are chilled and relaxed before, avoid those that aren't. In the hall sit in your chair as comfortably as you can and picture yourself just doing a past paper at home. Have some water with you and control your breathing.


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    Before the exam:
    One thing that I found helped was to just feel prepared. Feeling confident with what you know helps a lot.
    Another thing is to not stress yourself out just before the exam. So refrain from any hardcore revision on the day, talk to your mates, have a laugh, be relaxed. So then going in the exam hall isn't so daunting since you'd be relaxed.

    During the exam:
    When you sit down, try taking deep breathes to regulate your breathing and make sure you remain calm.
    When you do the exam, don't think of anything else but the answer to the question, try not to over think it too much, most of the time the answer is simple.
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    Proper exam technique.

    Make sure you fill in the front page correctly - check it twice.
    Read through the entire exam booklet (again twice if necessary).
    Choose the easiest question and start with that, moving gradually onto the harder ones.

    Tackling the exam this way will give you the initial time to calm down while reading and will help boost your confidence early on by giving you the "easy win" with the easier questions.

    You'll be amazed how that question that looked impossible when you first read it actually seems fairly reasonable, if difficult, once you've calmed down and beaten a few of the easier questions.

    I find it interesting how focused schools are on exams these days but they don't bother teaching proper technique.
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    Smoke a joint before you go in, it calms you down
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    (Original post by Alyiza)
    Smoke a joint before you go in, it calms you down
    loool
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    Pray before the exam, during your exam and after your exam.... legit the only thing that got me through my AS exams 😎
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    (Original post by mero22)
    How can I keep myself calm in the exam hall? I get really nervous.
    I used to get so anxious, when I started my exams. I have 21 exams and I've got 8 left.

    To make myself calm: I just think to myself how useless it is getting all anxious, because it won't change the outcome - but CAN make it WORSE.

    Because you won't be able to think clealy if you're anxious.

    And all that hard work and revision may not pay off - that's what I tell myself.
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    (Original post by Alyiza)
    Smoke a joint before you go in, it calms you down
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    (Original post by Zara0526)
    Pray before the exam, during your exam and after your exam.... legit the only thing that got me through my AS exams 😎
    I always recite surahs before entering the exam and begin the exam with durood shareef.

    Today in my maths exam there was 5 minutes left and I still had to complete a 4 mark question which I avoided throughout because it was so difficult and I couldn't get my head around it.

    Alhamdulillah I prayed and I swear suddenly I knew the exact method and I cried afterwards because it was such a lightbulb moment.
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    (Original post by mxskaan)
    I always recite surahs before entering the exam and begin the exam with durood shareef.

    Today in my maths exam there was 5 minutes left and I still had to complete a 4 mark question which I avoided throughout because it was so difficult and I couldn't get my head around it.

    Alhamdulillah I prayed and I swear suddenly I knew the exact method and I cried afterwards because it was such a lightbulb moment.
    Alhamdulillah!
    I always read Ayatul kursi before my exams and during them, then i do some nafl prayers afterwards.... it always helps me get through the exams and do the best that i can (especially during Ramadhan) 😃
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    Drink some water and pray.
 
 
 
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